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Iraq-US Relations / Anti-War Protests #721947

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 17, 2003
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(Doha, Qatar: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The American stance on Iraq after a weekend of anti-war protests explored; details given about dissent among European leaders even with their declaration that Iraq must disarm; scenes shown of demonstrations around the world and of a U-2 spy plane, which Iraq has conceded may assist with weapons inspections. [European Commission president Romano PRODI†- says the whole society has taken part in the demonstrations.] [British Prime Minister Tony BLAIR – comments on sending a signal of strength.] Indecisiveness among US supporters at the U.N. after chief U.N. weapons inspector Hans Blix’s progress report noted. [Foreign policy expert Michael O’HANLON†- comments on the complexity of the issue.] [Former Secretary of Defense William COHEN†- says the administration needs to reassess how its conveys its message.]

(Doha, Qatar: Tom Brokaw) A meeting between Senators John Warner and Pat Roberts and the emir of Qatar reported.

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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